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Imagining the connected car’s future

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, Technology

The modern automobile is simply loaded with electronics. From basic conveniences like power seats, windows, and mirrors to the latest...

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COMMENT – The uncertain road to driverless delivery

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Autonomous vehicles are increasingly seen as at the heart of a radically different future landscape for transport solutions in the...

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US has a ‘concerted strategy’ to push allies to reject Huawei’s 5G equipment: Eurasia Group

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The United States is pushing its allies to shut out Chinese tech giant Huawei’s 5G networks due to national security concerns as the...

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Elon Musk says Tesla vehicles will soon be able to drive without any human input

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, News

Tesla vehicles will soon be able to drive without any human assistance, CEO Elon Musk said on Sunday via Twitter. “Already testing...

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Magna unveils flexible interior for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, News

Magna, the automotive supplier that introduced the game-changing fold-into-the-floor Stow ‘n Go seating for Chrysler minivans, is at it...

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Here’s how Lyft envisions self-driving cars communicating with pedestrians

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The question of how self-driving cars will interact and communicate with humans is one that has come up before, but the answer is still up...

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Uber manager raised concerns about self-driving program just days before fatal collision

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Cars, News

An 890-word email was sent to Uber’s executives that raised safety concerns about the company’s autonomous vehicle program just days...

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Senate Democrats fight push to pass driverless-car bill during lame duck Congress

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Senate Democrats are pushing back against attempts to pass a compromise bill in the lame-duck session that could speed the introduction of...

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BMW names new head of autonomous driving development

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

BMW said Alejandro Vukotich will be the new head of its driver assistance and autonomous driving development department. Vukotich will...

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Innovative steering system meets needs of disabled and autonomous driving

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Current adaptable systems that enable people with physical disabilities to drive compare poorly with conventional vehicle controls like...

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Road rage against the machines? Self-driving our way into 2019

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Self-driving cars – or Autos, as I hope we’ll call them – passed several important milestones in 2018, and they will pass several more in...

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Waymo tests AI driving system that learns from labeled data

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Cars, Technology

In a blog post published today on Medium, researchers Mayank Bansal and Abhijit Ogale detailed an approach to AI driver training that taps...

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This Robotruck’s cameras see twice as far as any lidar

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Technology, Trucks

WE’RE HEADING SOUTHEAST on Interstate 10, headed into Tucson, Arizona, when we pass the group of men in orange jumpsuits and hard hats...

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All the places self-driving cars are being tested around the world

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Cars, News

Americans’ enthusiasm for cars is now rivaled by their eagerness to automate them. Europeans are plugging away on new pilot projects, but...

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BMW names new head of autonomous driving development

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Cars, News

BMW said Alejandro Vukotich will be the new head of its driver assistance and autonomous driving development department. Vukotich will...

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Senate Democrats fight push to pass driverless-car bill during lame duck Congress

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Senate Democrats are pushing back against attempts to pass a compromise bill in the lame-duck session that could speed the introduction of...

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Vision Processing Unit market is determined to cross US$ 945.5 million by 2024

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Markets, News, Technology, Trucks

The Vision Processing Unit Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 945.5 Million by 2024 at a CAGR of 41% in the given forecast period....

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Alphabet’s Waymo is moving toward self-driving semi trucks

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 in News, Trucks

The autonomous-driving race continues to accelerate, with a notable advance coming from Alphabet’s (GOOGL – Get Report) (GOOG...

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Tesla Autopilot is ‘soon’ going to support traffic lights, roundabouts, and full self-driving, says Elon Musk

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is teasing important new developments for its Autopilot system to ‘soon’ support traffic lights, stops and...

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Has Columbus, Ohio raised its IQ yet? A progress report from the mayor

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 in Buses, News

It was just over two years ago that Columbus, Ohio, won the Department of Transportation’s $40 million Smart City Challenge, beating 77...

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